educ terminology19 cards

Tagged as: nursing, education, esl, language, philosophy

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induction program

professional experiences for beginning teachers that provide assistance to ease the transition into teaching

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mentoring

experienced teachers who provide guidance and support for beginnning teachers

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formative evaluation

the process of gathering information and providing feedback that teachers can use to imorove their practice

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summative evaluation

the process of gathering information about a teachers competence, usually for the purpose of making decisions abiut retention and promotion. can also apply to studetns academic progress

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ses

the combination of family income, parents occupations, and level of parental education

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resilient students

at-rick students who have been able to rise above adverse conditions to succeed in school abd in other aspects of life

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cultural diversity

the different cultures encountered i8n classrooms and how these cultural differences influence learning

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esl

language programs emphasizing rapid transition to engkish throiugh content-area instruction that provides additional assistance for ell students

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stereotype

a rigid simpistic caricature of a particular group of people

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gender bias

discrimination based on gender that limits the growth possibilities of either boys or girls

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assimilation

a process of socializing people so that they adapt dominant social norms and patterns of behavior

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epistemology

the branch of philosophy that examines questions of how we caom to know what we know

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metaphysics (ontology)

the branch of philosophy that considers what we know

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axiology

the branch of philosophy tht considers values and ethics

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logic

the branch of philosophy that examines the processes of drriving valid conculsions from basic principles

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perennialism

an educational philosophy suggesting that nature - including human nature - is constant and that schools should teach classic knowledge

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essentialism

an educational philosophy suggesting that a critical core of knowledge and skills still exists that all people should possess

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progressivism

an educational philosophy emphasizing curricula that focus on real-world problem solving and individual development

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social reconstructionism

an educational philosophy suggesting that schools, teachers, and students should lead in alleviating social inequities in our society